Crews Begin Work on the 11th Season of the Haunted Mansion

We may be in the midst of the “dog days of summer,” but there’s a group of people in the southern part of Door County with Halloween on their minds. One of them is Cory Vandertie who, for more than a decade, has been an active participant in the annual Haunted Mansion fundraiser… Vandertie says the group could use a little help from people with … Continue reading

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House & Garden Walk Raises $37,000

It was another successful House and Garden Walk for the Door County Medical Center Auxiliary. The 56th annual event was enjoyed by more than 1,100 people and, in the process, $37,000 was raised and will be donated to the Ministry Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic. Jane Harwood and Deb Hogan, chair-persons of the event, sent out “thank you’s” to the committee chairs and co-chairs … Continue reading

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Schulz Resigns from Sturgeon Bay Board of Education

Jacob Schulz, a member of the Sturgeon Bay Board of Education, has tendered his resignation, effective August 18th. Schulz, who is 35 and a native of Chetek, and his wife, Pam, will be heading to the Philipines to work at a children’s center. How a replacement for the nine-person school board is selected is up to the board itself. Typically, letters of interest are solicited, … Continue reading

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Most Motorists Having No Problems Adjusting to Roundabouts

Local law enforcement says only three “fender-bender” accidents have been recorded at roundabouts in Sturgeon Bay since they opened at the beginning of July. All of the collisions have been attributed to “operator error.” Captain Dan Brinkman of the Sturgeon Bay Police Department says the accidents recorded by his officers included one driver who became confused and stopped and then was struck from behind, a … Continue reading

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Nordin Overwhelmed by Support in Race for DA Position

Soon-to-be Door County District Attorney Colleen Nordin says she is overwhelmed by the support she received from Door County voters during Tuesday’s primary election. An attorney who has spent the past six years operating a private practice in Green Bay, she recently relocated to Sturgeon Bay where she was raised, and has family. Nordin says the election has been a humbling experience… Nordin won’t have … Continue reading

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Southern Door Community Clinic Expands Hours

Ministry Door County Medical Center says it is expanding the hours of operation for its Southern Door Community Clinic due to increased demand for primary and family health services. The clinic will now be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from, 8AM to 5PM, closed from noon to 1PM. Wednesday hours are 8AM to noon. Nicole Welter, is the new provider for the clinic. She … Continue reading

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Community Foundation Seeking Volunteers for Community Wide Assembly

This summer, nearly 500 people attended more than three dozen neighborhood conversations about aging in Door County. Now, the Door County Community Foundation is seeking 40 volunteers to gather at a community-wide assembly to review all of the input taken and help shape the common aspirations and shared vision for growing older in Door County. The goal is for the volunteers to reflect the people … Continue reading

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El Galeon Returns to Sturgeon Bay

“El Galeon Andalucia” returns to Sturgeon Bay for a visit Tuesday and Wednesday featuring tours. The replica of a Spanish galleon that traveled the world during the 16th and 17th centuries was part of last week’s tall ships festival in Green Bay, spending a night in Sturgeon Bay. The vessel features a traveling museum with replicas of documents and objects of the age. Tours on … Continue reading

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Alley Work in Sturgeon Bay Begins Monday

Prep work on the alley between Pennsylvania and Quincy Streets, from 5th to 9th Avenue, in Sturgeon Bay, is expected to begin Monday. The city street department says the work is being done in anticipation of future paving. Residents will not be able to use the alley while work is underway, so they will need to find alternate on-street parking. Updates will be provided as … Continue reading

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Out of Control Vehicle Collides With Multiple Vehicles & Building

A runaway car collided with two vehicles, a sign and a building off Highway 42, near Orchard Road, in the Town of Gibraltar, Wednesday afternoon. Luckily, no one was injured. According to the accident report, a Nissan Pathfinder driven by a 19 year old of Cedar Grove, woman was heading north on 42 when her flip-flops got caught on the gas pedal and she lost … Continue reading

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